Can you ever erase yourself from the internet?

There is no black and white answer concerning consumers’ online privacy.

More and more each day the internet infiltrates commerce and social life and consumers are becoming more aware that their personal information is becoming less and less personal.  Some websites and apps have transparent sharing policies.  Some of them state exactly what information they will use for advertising but others aren’t so clear.

 

 

 

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Chinese Woman Sues Cinema For Wasting Her Time with Excessive Ads

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A woman in China has sued a cinema hall and the distributors of a movie, claiming excessive advertising wasted her time and violated her freedom of choice.  The suit filed by movie-goer Chen Xiaomei has been accepted by the People’s Court of Yanta district in Xi’an, Xinhua news agency quoted a statement from the court.

 

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California Considering Electronic License Plates That Would Flash Ads

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California license plates will flash advertisements.

Bored as you wait at a stop light, imagine the license plate of the car in front of you suddenly starting to flash messages like a neon sign — advertisements, public service announcements, maybe even news. That’s what California is considering.

 

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